Know the UNA Tanzania Executive Committee Members

The UNA Tanzania Executive Committee is comprised of 11 members. Nine are elected by the Annual General Meeting, while two (2) are appointed by the Committee to lead the Secretariat. Below is the list of 2016 - 2019 committee Members



Malli Silesi is a Chairperson of the Organization, who lives and works in Mara region. She has represented UNA Tanzania in a number of international gatherings.

She is a woman's right activist who has represented Tanzania in High level Meetings such as Beijing in 1995,she also led the CEDAW Shadow reporting process for CSO's in Tanzania.She holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Dar es salaam.



Secretary General

Reynald Maeda is the Secretary General of the United Association of Tanzania. Before becoming the Secretary General he worked with the association for 5 years, receiving extensive training in Sustainable Development and global issues.He is a trained advocate, he holds a Bachelors Degree of Laws (Hons) from the University of Dar es salaam and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.As Secretary General he heads the secretariat, initiates strategic direction , and is responsible for creating and maintaining partnerships of the organization.


Vice Chairperson

Benedict Kikove is the Vice Chairperson of UNA Tanzania, elected in 2013. He holds a B.A (Hons) in Political Science and Public Administration from the University of Dar es Salaam Tanzania, currently undertaking PGD in Managament of Foreign Relations at the Mozambique- Tanzania Centre for Foreign Relations and Diplomacy


Deputy Secretary General

Sarah Edgar Lamba is the deputy secretary general of UNA Tanzania, Appointed by the executive committee in 2016. She completed her Bachelor Degree of Arts in Development Studies at University of Dodoma 2012/2015 and currently she has post graduate of science in Project planning and Management at Mzumbe university, Morogoro . She works directly with the Secretary General to handle operations of the secretariat



She is the Treasuer of the organization,Elected in 2015 and his tasks include overseeing financial accountability, and reporting on the organization's financial status during annual general and executive committee meetings,She has Advanced Diploma in Accountant from Tanzania Institute of Accountants,Masters of Business Administration in Finance and Banking from Mzumbe University,Holder of CPA from National Board of Accountants and Editors in Tanzania.Currently she is working at SGM Law Chambers as an Accountant


EXCOM Member

Ally Hamisi lives in Zanzibar,He is the member of UNA Tanzania Executive Committee/Board.He works at Ministry of Finance in Zanzibar.

He has Masters in Social works.

Before being the EXCOM of the Organization Ally represented UNA in number of gathering in Zanzibar,work along the Implementation of MDG's and attended number of Capacity building training which was conducted by UNA Tanzania.


EXCOM Member

Ibrahim Bakari lives and works in Dodoma. He was elected into his position in 2013 and has represented the organization in a number of international gatherings organized by WFUNA.

Before becoming the EXCOM Member he was an active member of UNA Charters in the Universities,implemented alot of activities and works hand to hand with the Organization as MDG's Champion.


EXCOM Member

Subira Bawji is a member of the UNA Tanzania Executive Committee/ Board.

She was elected in 2015 and has represented the Organization in number of gatherings,


EXCOM Member

Eric Kalindo is a member of the UNA Tanzania Executive Committee. He is a mature member of the United Nations Association. Works and lives in Dar es Salaam. Holds a Diploma in Philosophy and Religious studies from the Regional Philosophical Seminary Ntungamo and Bachelors Degree in Politics and Management of Social Development from the Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy Dar es Salaam.


EXCOM Member

Riziki Makame is a member of the UNA Tanzania Executive Committee/ Board.

She was elected in 2015 and lives in Zanzibar,Riziki has been an a key person on Gender equality campaign and has represented the Organization in different Conference,

She is a Champion on Gender Equality.

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